Powell, Harry J.


CUP 1923.
1st Ed. Sm. 4to. x + 183pp. + [i]. Frontis., 106 b/w. ills., folding map. Ex.-Ipswich Public lib. with large label to front pastedown ink stamp to verso of t.p. and several sm. marginal ink stamps throughout, lightly browned, original silver lettered cloth with silver lettering and silver glass device to upper board, cloth sl. rubbed, spine lightly faded, t.e.g. A history of the craft from its commencement in the country down to the War, by the head of Messrs. Powell, of the Whitefriar works, London. A chapter is devoted to each of the chief branches of glass-making. Anyone interested in the history of glassmaking in the nations’ capital will be more than familiar with the above, one of the three key works on the topic; the others being and Bowles’ History of Vauxhall and Ratcliff Glass Houses and Their Owners, 1670-1800 (1926).
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